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New Cumberland is a borough in Cumberland County, in the Harrisburg-Carlisle metro area.

The community was named for the county, which is Welsh for "land of compatriots"

The latitude of New Cumberland is 40.232N. The longitude is -76.885W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 390 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 7,230.


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Median household income
Local
$44,783
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our New Cumberland demographic reports
New Cumberland is at the junction of Yellow Breeches Creek and the Susquehanna River
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 5. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.7 per 1,000 people.
Filming location for:
· 1984 movie, "Reckless"
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about New Cumberland demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Cumberland County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Harrisburg area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 17070 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

30% of New Cumberland residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the New Cumberland ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in New Cumberland was $24,672, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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34% of New Cumberland residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in New Cumberland, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $454.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,000.


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Libraries in New Cumberland include New Cumberland Public Library ... View libraries

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Politics

Cumberland County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our New Cumberland political report.

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The average commute time for New Cumberland workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in New Cumberland include Comfort Inn New Cumberland, Days Inn Harrisburg South, Fairfield Inn Marriott, Holiday Inn, Motel 6, Rodeway Inn, Travel Inn New Cumberland.

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